Einhorn on the Ratings Agencies’ Roger Ebert Defense

Thumbs down from me on the kooky idea that rating agencies — despite their preferential treatment as government-sanctioned and requiring entities — are essentially relying on the defense that credit ratings aren’t actionable information, they’re more like a movie review.

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